A senior Mumbai police official has claimed that the IPS brother-in-law of Sushant Singh Rajput had asked him to name the actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty to the police station and pressurise her. Deputy Commissioner of Police Paramjit Singh Dahiya instructed a TV channel that O P Singh, brother-in-law of Rajput and senior IPS officer of Haryana police, had made the request in February this yr.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging at his residence in suburban Bandra on June 14. “Singh asked me to call Rhea Chakraborty to the police station informally and pressurise her,” stated Dahiya, who was the zonal police head of Bandra area until April 1.
Dahiya stated Singh instructed him that Rajput”s household felt Rhea was “controlling” the actor and wished her out of his life.
Dahiya stated the actor’s household didn’t submit a written criticism. He stated O P Singh made the casual request (to pressurise Rhea) to him via WhatsApp messages on February 18 and 25.
The DCP stated Singh visited Mumbai on February 5 and instructed him to inform Rajput that he was in Mumbai. He additionally requested that an individual referred to as Miranda be stored in a day’s police custody, with none criticism or investigation, Dahiya stated.
The DCP stated he “politely and firmly” instructed Singh that it was not potential for him to name anybody to the police station and preserve him in custody because it was towards process.
Dahiya stated he asked Singh to file a written criticism primarily based on which the matter can be investigated. The written criticism by no means got here, he added.
Rajput”s father Okay Okay Singh has launched a video saying he alerted Mumbai police on February 25 that his sons life was in peril.
On Monday, Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh stated the household didnt elevate any suspicion when the town police recorded their statements on June 16.
“At that moment, they didnt raise any suspicion and also didn”t complain about any lapse in our investigation,”
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